This could be a very good trade, but they have to get the man signed. Oilers gave up a 3rd round pick for the right to do that, which could represent good value. Acquiring Scrivens now gives the team an opportunity to stabilize a situation now instead of trying to do too many things during the summer. There are no guarantees he comes here as a free agent, and the Oilers didn’t (or haven’t) spent insane dollars for the position.
Scrivens ranks top 10 in even-strength save percentage in the entire NHL, but Martin Jones ranks 2nd (Quick is 32nd). If we believe even strength save percentage is the best way to value goaltenders, this is a good one.
They have to get him signed.